There's been a drop in the number of people enrolling in teacher preparation courses. This is due to problems such as pay, professional autonomy, and a national obsession with standardised testing.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, Arab-Islamic education is neither a limited nor recent phenomena. While poorly understood, it remains a fundamental part of the educational development of the region.
Storytelling has endangered status in UK schools, partly due to a huge emphasis on 'active learning'.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland, this episode of the podcast looks at its history, its legacy and the impact of Brexit on its future.
Research shows punishments like suspension and expulsion further disadvantage already vulnerable students and could result in long term criminal and anti-social behaviour.
Some learning apps promise to have you speaking a new language in two weeks. But truly learning a language requires considerable time, effort and commitment.
For years, educators have viewed socio-economic status as an influence on learning. Here's why a recent study suggests the full story may be more complicated than that.
Students from the Philippines, China and India consistently achieve better results at school than their Australian-born counterparts. This is due to a number of factors, including parents' values.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
Researchers spent 16 years at a high school and observed security tighten and then loosen up again. What they found is that tighter security had the opposite of the intended effect.
To what degree do pupils belong to or in a school?
A strike around a specific employment issue can easily develop a momentum of its own and become a catalyst for a much wider expression of dissatisfaction.
The federal government should set the country on an innovation path that takes account of where some of the strongest job growth is occurring.
The #MeToo movement has sparked discussions about appropriate sexual behaviour that teachers can build on in sexual education.
Research finds union members earn more because they have more experience than their non-union colleagues.
Teachers make a significant difference to their students’ lives – sometimes against all odds – and they deserve to be celebrated.
It's crucial to ensure that the academic project at universities is vigorously and bravely safeguarded.
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
Women's History Month is a time to recognize female role models. In mathematics, when we think of powerful women, we should think of Marion Walter.
While cutting the long summer holidays would help working parents, it may not be so great for teachers who need to plan and do professional development, and kids who need a rest.